Around 3,000 towns and cities from approximately 50 countries around the world have been celebrating EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK this week, between 16 - 22 September. During this period thousands of activities have been held promoting walking, cycling, public transport and eco-friendly transport options. The pinnacle of this celebration was World Car-...
Ahead of Urban Mobility Days, Eltis spoke with Livia Spera, Secretary General of the European Transport Workers' Federation, about the skills transport needs in the future, and the importance of a Just Transition for the sector’s workforce.
The second phase of the EU Road Safety Exchange Project and the EU's annual Road Safety Awards both aim to increase awareness of safe mobility solutions in order to help reduce accident casualties in the EU, which remain high.
The European Cyclists’ Federation has published an analysis of the financial investment in cycling projects by EU Member States using EU Structural Funds. This suggests that there has been a 30% increase in investment in cycling compared to the previous Structural Funds period of 2014 to 2020, which could fund 12,000 km of cycling infrastructure.
In this edition, we delve into urban mobility with excellent articles including, the future of skills in urban mobility, delivering sustainability on time, and making sustainable mobility work for everyone.
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The JRC has published a report on 'Post-pandemic trends in urban mobility'. It found that while changes in lifestyles decreased total urban transport activity, the gradual return to pre-pandemic levels suggests that traffic and congestion levels could soon exceed their 2019 levels.
The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the way we accessed society. Research by Virginia Tech provides detailed analysis of how pro-cycling measures were introduced during and after the pandemic and some visions for the future.
Over the past two years, the European transport sector has been impacted significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Passenger and freight transport has been severely disrupted; supply chains moved to breaking point, while the demand and necessity for the sector to re-orientate towards more digital, efficient, and sustainable practices continues to increase....
Marking International Women’s Day 2022, the European Parliament Director General for Communication commissioned a Flash Eurobarometer sample survey by Ipsos European Public Affairs of women >15 years of age in each of the 27 Member States to gather women's opinions on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.